installation via serial console on C3600 (hppa)
I've tried to install Debian with d-i rc2 on a HP C3600. Since I don't
have a USB keyboard handy, I chose the path of minicom and the C3600's
I've never reached anything beyond "Searching devices..." (not even a
welcome screen), neither with kernels 0/linux, 0/vmlinux32 nor 0/vmlinux64.
After asking a friend to lend me an USB keyboard, I could use d-i. So I
have a problem with the serial port.
On the other hand, an installation with boot-floppies via serial console
works for me.
I have to admit that I don't have much clue about d-i or the C3600, so I
cannot say whether it's a real problem in d-i or just me not knowing
what to do.
But since boot-floppies do work for me it's at least a regression in the
sense "d-i ist more complicated" if not a real regression.